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Church Calendar - Worship Services 2017-2018

This year our worship services will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School will begin at 9 a.m.

The Christian Church Calendar helps us to remember and celebrate the saving acts of God accomplished in Jesus Christ: from the incarnation to the cross, the resurrection, the ascension, and finally to the gift of the Holy Spirit and the establishment of the Church at Pentecost. Year after year we are invited to order our lives around these mighty acts of God found in Christ, and all the while we await the return of Christ when the creation will be perfectly restored in the reign of Christ.

 

Ordinary TimeSeptember through Advent

Sept. 8-10 – Songtime Conference

Sept. 29-Oct. 1 – Mission Conference at Christ Chapel 

Oct. 8 – 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship Service led by the Choir

Oct. 29 – Reformation Sunday observed at 10:30 a.m. Worship Service

Nov. 5 – All Saints Day observed at 10:30 a.m. Worship Service

Nov. 19 – Christ the King Sunday and our Thanksgiving Service 

 

The Liturgical Year Begins with Advent Christmas Season

Our Christmas observance includes 4 weeks of preparation throughout Advent followed by a 12 day celebration of Christmas concluding on Epiphany

Nov. 26– First Sunday of Advent

Dec. 3 – Second Sunday of Advent

Dec. 10 – Third Sunday of Advent

Dec. 17 – Fourth Sunday of Advent

Dec. 17– Christmas Cantata at 6 p.m. 

Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Service at 5 p.m.

Dec.31 – The First Sunday after Christmas 

Jan. 6 – Epiphany (to be celebrated on Jan. 7)

Jan. 7 – Epiphany Sunday 10:30 a.m. Worship Service

 

Ordinary Time

Feb. 4 – Presentation of the Lord Sunday

Feb. 25 – Transfiguration Sunday

 

Lent and Easter Season through Pentecost

Our Easter observance includes 40 days of preparation through Lent followed by a 50 day celebration of Easter concluding on Pentecost.  We will have Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m. during Lent.

Feb 14 – Ash Wednesday Service at 7 p.m.

Feb 18 – First Sunday of Lent

Feb 25 - Second Sunday of Lent

March 4 - Third Sunday of Lent

March 11 - Fourth Sunday of Lent

March 18 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

March 25 – Palm Sunday

March 25 – Easter Cantata at 6 p.m. presented by the Choir

March 29 – Maundy Thursday Service at 7 p.m.

March 30 – Good Friday Service at 7 p.m.

March 31 – Holy Saturday Morning Reflection at 10:30 a.m.

April 1 – Easter Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. with Sunrise Service at 6:20 a.m. (Sunrise at 6:24 a.m.)

April 8 – Second Sunday of Easter

April 15 – Third Sunday of Easter

April 22 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 29 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 6 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

May 13 – Ascension Sunday 

May 20 – Pentecost Sunday

May 27 – Trinity Sunday 

 

Ordinary Time 

June 11 - 6:00 p.m. Evening Worship Service led by the Choir